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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Harborough
Town
Market Harborough
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55420
Current location

Gates adjacent to Welland House
(Mkt. Harb. Bdg Society)
The Square
Market Harborough
Harborough
Leicestershire
LE16 7PD
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 73430 87159
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Garden of remembrance. Decorative wrought iron gates leading to garden. Four gates mounted on four decorative pillars, two large gates at centre with smaller hand gates to each side. Centre gates only show red painted flower, silver ball type decoration to all pillar tops. Left and right pillars are plain, centre left and centre right pillars have bronze plaques attached and these are inscribed with self coloured embossed lettering. Dedication and some names to left centre pillar, remainder of names on right centre pillar.
Inscription
Plaque, central left post : THESE GATES / AND GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE / COMMEMORATE / THE LOYALTY / COURAGE / DEVOTION / AND SACRIFICE / OF THOSE OF / THIS TOWN WHO / LAID DOWN / THEIR LIVES IN / THE SERVICE OF / THEIR COUNTRY / DURING THE / WORLD WAR / 1939 - 1945 / TO THE / GLORY OF GOD / AND IN / HONOURED / MEMORY OF / (Names) Plaque, central right post : (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 90
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 90
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Garden
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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